Is a restricted Internet our 21st century Prohibition? It's starting in Britain

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Rafael Laguna, CEO of Open-Xchange, argues that we can't afford to stand by and allow internet freedom to be restricted by government

When Tim Berners-Lee proposed an open network of hyperlinked documents nearly 25 years ago, even he could not quite have anticipated just how big, or how important the web would become. The premise...

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